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February 21, 1983

Aeronautical Engineering

Rise Seen in 1984 Civil Helicopter Sales

Air Transport

Storm Shuts East Coast Airports

High Technology/Southeast U. S.

Florida’s Business Climate Attracting New Industry

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Aeronautical Engineering

Rise Seen in 1984 Civil Helicopter Sales

Anaheim, Calif.—An upturn in civil helicopter sales in the next 12-18 months was forecast here last week at the Helicopter Assn. International’s 35th annual showcase; however, the limited number of new models and announced sales underscored the weakness of the current civil/commercial helicopter market.

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Air Transport

Storm Shuts East Coast Airports

Snow of up to 23 in. forces seven carriers to cancel over 3,000 flights, strands thousands of travelers

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High Technology/Southeast U. S.

Florida’s Business Climate Attracting New Industry

Tallahassee, Fla.—Florida is conducting a worldwide campaign to promote its business climate, low taxes, comparatively low land costs and trainable pool of workers in an effort to attract recession-proof, high-technology industries to the state.
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Missile Engineering

Commission Studies Small ICBM

Presidential panel asks USAF assessment of industry concepts as part of strategic modernization package

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Air Transport

European Traffic, Profits Increased Slightly in 1982

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Business Flying

U. S. School Enrolls Brazilian Test Pilots

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High Technology/Southeast U. S.

Region Seeing Advanced Technologies as Key to Growth

High-technology industries have become a prize coveted by economic developers throughout the U. S. The Southeast is no exception. Approaches and specific targets may vary as each state moves to erase perceptions that the South is a rural, impoverished region incapable of success beyond its traditional industries of textiles, tobacco, farming, paper and lumber.

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Aeronautical Engineering

Reengined KC-135 Shows Performance Gains in Test

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Aeronautical Engineering

Researchers Study Methods to Combat Effects of Wind Shear

Tullahoma, Tenn.—FWG Associates, Inc., has studied a wind shear recovery method for aircraft using a model of a Boeing 727 to simulate takeoff through a severe downburst. The company was able to use the scale model with a radio-controlled horizontal stabilizer to evaluate an operational procedure that could aid in flying through wind shear encounters.

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Space Technology

Shuttle Will Fully Deploy German Pallet

Munich—Germany’s SPAS-01 pallet satellite will be the first spacecraft deployed and retrieved from the space shuttle, an exercise planned on Mission 7 that will also verify the low-cost satellite’s capability to support both commercial and scientific research packages.

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